Fresh Produce Buyer – Gqeberha

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Job Details

  • A thorough knowledge of Fruit and Vegetables is essential
  • Previous Trading experience is a requirement
  • Management experience in a packhouse environment will be an advantage
  • Accountable for:
  • Growing programmes / implementation thereof
  • Product purchase prices
  • Sales and gross profit for own buying category
  • Maintaining shortage on order / product wastage within acceptable levels
  • Product management, including quality
  • Food Safety systems at the Producers
  • Regular farm / opposition and market visits
  • Packaging stock levels
  • Promotions
  • Acquiring accurate / relevant management information
  • Adhering to Company Policy on Buying and Trading procedures
  • Assisting with General Management duties

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